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Chorizo vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 262mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chorizo Corned beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Corned beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
44
Chorizo
18
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
41
Corned beef

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Iron +17%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Iron +17%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Equal in Calcium - 8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin D +1425%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5
Contains more Vitamin D +1425%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
145%
Chorizo
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Corned beef
Fats
177%
Chorizo
88%
Corned beef

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chorizo Corned beef Opinion
Calories 455 251 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 18.17 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 18.98 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0.47 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 98 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 4 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 1.86 Corned beef
Calcium 8 8
Potassium 398 145 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 12 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.154 Corned beef
Zinc 3.41 4.58 Corned beef
Starch
Phosphorus 150 125 Chorizo
Sodium 1235 973 Corned beef
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.16 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.026 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.17 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 3.03 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.42 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.23 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 1.63 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 1.5 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 6.34 Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 9.22 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.67 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.119 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.726 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.827 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.445 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.536 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.473 Corned beef
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.718 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.901 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 0.58 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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